[Biopython-dev] [Biopython] Google Summer of Code 2014 - Call for project ideas

Saket Choudhary saketkc at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 17:52:43 UTC 2014

On 3 February 2014 17:49, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 5:37 PM, Saket Choudhary <saketkc at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As for limma, I had these things in mind:
>> 1. Correct me if I am wrong, but Biopython only supports Affymetrix
>> data, right? My idea was to build parsers for Genepix, Agilent etc
> And GEO data somewhat (which has been processed by the NCBI
> into yet another format).
>> 2. Add other methods for in/between array normalisation, MA,
>> volcano plots
> Much of the core statistics and plotting can probably build on
> scipy and something like matplotlib?
Yes, that's what I was heading to.

>> Yes, it is like reinventing the wheel, but I have been thinking of
>> porting this to python myself, this might not be good from the point
>> of view of a GSoC project however.
> This sounds like it *could* be the basis of a possible GSoC (provided
> suitable mentor(s) are available). Are you still eligible as a student?

Yes, this is my final year of integrated bachelors+masters program :(  || :)

> Regards,
> Peter

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